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Re: feathers

I got yer field day there woman.  You are a most fascinating child and
incredibly well adjusted considering your dreadful upbringing and
whacked out siblings.  Please.

On 5/26/05, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
> I have jars of feathers..all over. I decorate with them. When I send my
> son (who is in the military) a letter I always put a feather in there.
> He smiles cause he knows he is probably the only guy on base whose
> mother sends him feathers and fall leaves in the mail. When I was a
> little girl I was totally convinced that the feathers on the ground came
> off of an angel's wing so they were like - SACRED. I'd come in with a
> feather and show my mom "Look mom, an angel lost one of it's
> feathers..this is special and I'm saving it". I tried so hard to fly
> when I was little. My mother still tells the story of how she was
> watching me jump from the back of my grandfather's pick-up truck
> flapping my arms all over the place. Getting nowhere. Climbing back up
> and trying again. After exhausting myself...I'd sit on the ground all
> sad and depressed. My mother came out and asked me what I was doing? I
> told her I was trying really, really hard to fly so I could keep up with
> all the birds out on
> the farm. I think I was 2 1/2 years old. Mom told me I couldn't fly, no
> matter how hard tried. I was crushed. LOL. For some reason, the movie
> Forrest Gump really hit home with me. The scene when Jenny was a little
> girl and hiding in the cornfield and praying "please God, make me a bird
> so I can fly far, far away" was so real to me. My dad had a horrible
> temper and I can remember praying for wings so I could just fly off for
> awhile. I used to have dreams of flying - all the time. Now...if some
> psychologist read this, I'm sure they would have a field day! LOL. Nice
> to know somebody else out there has an appreciation for feathers! Thanks
> Chris.
> Chris@widom-assoc.com wrote:
> Jesse,
> I have a thing for feathers, too. I keep those I find woven through a small
> basket. When I find a feather, I treat it as a sign from someone that's
> passed. Makes me smile that loved ones are nearby.
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of Jesse Bell
> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 9:49 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT]now tattoos
> Yes...Vera...good point. I have told ALL four of my girls that. They look at
> pics of stars with their stomachs tattood and I tell them..."O.K., go get a
> balloon...draw a tattoo on it...now blow it up and leave it there for days.
> Then go let all the air out of it and see what that "tattoo" looks like
> NOW". When you get pregnant...those tattoos will change. And Brittney and
> Angelina can afford to have them removed or fixed......something to think
> about.
> I just want a simple feather on my ankle or inside my wrist where I wear my
> watch. It's my "symbol" to stop, relax and enjoy life. Remember the movie
> Forest Gump...the feather floats around at the beginning and comes back at
> the end. Kind of like that one.
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